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Main Objective

The main objective of the Nigeria School of Internet Governance is to train new leaders of opinion in all aspects related to Internet Governance, from a global perspective and with focus on the Nigeria perspective.

The program helps interested students, academic as well as individuals working in the private sector as well as in government to get comprehensive and structured knowledge on Internet governance. To better understand the complexity related to Internet governance and its importance in the future of the Internet.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Nigeria School of Internet Governance is to:

1. Increase the number of representatives from Nigeria in the international Internet Governance debate spaces.

2. Motivate its participants presenting their opinions and to become active participants in Internet Governance meetings and activities, where the future of the Internet is shaped.

3. Make the participants become the future leaders on Internet Governance in the Nigeria space and region.

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Who can apply?

  • Government ministries and departments, national and regional communications regulatory authorities, and public sector information and communications services such as public libraries.

  • Members of parliament, particularly if they are involved in parliamentary portfolio committees that deal with media, communications and information technology issues.

  • Service providers and other businesses who form part of the internet industry.

  • Civil society and non-governmental organiations who interact with or operate in the internet-related information and communications sector. Organizations working on women’s rights and gender and how these intersect with technology.

  • Digital human rights defenders. Human rights institutions dealing with internet issues, such as national or regional human rights commissions.


  • Community-based information and communications services and the broader community information sector.

  • The judiciary and other members of the legal community working with internet and communications law.

  • Members of law enforcement agencies who deal with internet issues.

  • The cybersecurity sector.

  • The Internet technical community.

  • Academic and research institutions that deal with internet issues.

  • Media organizations and outlets that focus on the internet.

  • Individual bloggers and journalists who cover internet issues

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